Opinion

Epic store ends PC gaming as we know it

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The introduction of exclusivity in the Epic games store in 2018 marked the turning point in PC gaming. Since early 2019 a sharp division in the formerly mostly united and smoothly running PC gaming world is clearly visible.

Early 2019 ended a decade of PC gaming where you could have the “Steam powered” console experience while you could enjoy the flexibility of PC gaming builds. It ended a decade of easy installs, timely updates and big screen living room gaming and all friends in one place. It ended a decade of cheap PC games and regular 50-75% sales. It ended a decade of shrinking video game piracy. Read more